27th w/Kaleena Miller, Bryan Nichols and Cody McKinney at The Southern Theater. 7:30pm.


7th w/Dean Magraw at Black Dog, 7pm.

16th w/Julian Manzara and Donald Washington at Khyber Pass. 9pm, $5.

17th w/vocalist Mankwe Ndosi, percussionist Janis Lane Ewart, poet Douglas Kearney, multi-instrumentalist, Douglas R. Ewart,  poet/mc Tish Jones, vocalist/electronics artist Andrea Reynolds, multi-instrumentalist Dameun Strange, vocalist Sarah Greer, poet/mc Joe Horton, bassist Anthony Cox, dancer/percussionist Kenna Cottman, percussionist Stephanie Watts, painter/percussionist Ta-coumba Aiken and others at the 11th Annual International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM) Conference. Augsburg University, 3:30p.

23rd w/Joe Horton, Sarah Greer, Mankwe Ndosi and Fatawu Sayibu at Minneapolis Institute of Arts c/o “In Dialogue with the Forest: Barkcloth Paintings from Congo.” 6:30p.

25th w/George Cartwright and others at Cedar Cultural Center for Cosmo Sun Connection: Celebrating the Life and Musical Legacy of Sun Ra. Details forthcoming.


4th w/Dean Magraw at Black Dog. 7pm.

7th w/Milo Fine at Studio Tolie D’Angles, 7pm. $5.

20th w/No Territory Band at Studio Z c/o Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 7pm.

21st w/Motherless Dollar Quartet at Studio Z c/o Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 7pm.